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Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe

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4083 Cedar Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 (Formerly Viking Motor Lodge)
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Ranked #32 of 71 Hotels in South Lake Tahoe
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
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75 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was in town for hiking and snorkeling and this budget motel worked out well. It was comfortable, clean and quiet and a short walk to restaurants, casinos and the lake. In-room coffee and frig. Breakfast was bagels, cereal and apples. Pool appeared to be closed. Staff were friendly and helpful!

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New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked Big Pines through Hotels Tonight due to the reviews and low price. We needed a room for one night. It was listed as basic and that it was. The room was basic but clean. The bathroom was small but clean.The breakfast was pretty basic but fine. We did get a pass to the beach which was right down... More 

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Fallon, Nevada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After looking at several hotels in the same area I decided on Big Pines Mountain House because of the family suite and because they allowed dogs. I now wish I had decided to go elsewhere instead. 1. Military discount. This is one of the main things that tipped the scales in their favor. I had to ask 4 times for... More 

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Ruben Z, Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hi, We are very sorry for your experience. We appreciate your feedback, and we won't stop improving until we get your full satisfaction. Again, sorry. Cordially, Ruben Z G.M. More 

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Ruben Z, Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you very much for your feedback and support! We will continue working harder and harder until we get your full satisfaction. Please come back soon! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Stayed here for the Memorial Day weekend. The hotel is good for groups, as some rooms have a shared door, which makes it easy to go between rooms. Our check-in was smooth and the room was nice and clean. The continental breakfast is decent with fair choices of foods. The hotel is located close to the shopping centres, the gondola... More 

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Ruben Z, Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hi, Yes, we will add more plugs. Thank you for your feedback and your kind review. Please come back soon! More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Super budget friendly, for a room with two beds and a kitchenette. Staff was very nice at check-in, breakfast, and check-out. Location is convenient to the casinos, stores, and lake itself (all walking distance). Parking is free, which is always appreciated. There is a pet fee, but at only $16 a night, you can't beat that. Also, a lot of... More 

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Ruben Z, Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for your business and support! We consider you comments very serious, and they are truly appreciated. We will work hard so when you come back we will get very detail perfect for you. Thanks again! More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We booked a with a king sized bed for two nights (with pets) and we also had a late arrival. The service staff came out to meet us at 11pm and gave us an envelope with our name on it that contained room keys and instructions. We had made the reservations and paid in advance about a month before the... More 

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Ruben Z, Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your feedback and support. We will continue improving until we gain your full satisfaction. Thanks again! More 

Little Rock, Arkansas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The room I stayed in was very comfortable and the price was outstanding. The main reason I went was to ski at the Heavenly Resort. Walking to Heavenly from this hotel only takes a few minutes. I will stay here again in the future.

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Ruben Z, Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hi Caleb, Thank you, thank you, thank you! Please come back soon. More 

Roseville, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I'm glad we booked this place. It was clean, quiet, comfortable, nice sized rooms and a great location with access to the private beach by Stateline. They also accepted our Chihuahua. Their breakfast was pretty stark, cereals, bagels, coffee, milk and juice. Not bad. More variety would have been nice but for the price it was great. Parking was adjacent... More 

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Hi, Thank you very much for your business and support! Please come back soon! More 

Mountain View, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Well, I find really hard to believe the other reviews talking bad about this place, I was having a coffee by the lobby and a lady there was just unhappy about life in general, but she was giving all staff a hard time, I can't believe it, she was on and on about getting something for free, why people assume... More 

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Ruben Z, Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hi Lisa, We appreciate your review and your business! THANK YOU! Please come back soon! More 

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